Small Animal

Update on Shoulder Lameness Workup and Treatment
Seminar: Thoracic Lameness

Friday, October 13
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Location: White River Ballroom E

Peter J. Lotsikas, DVM, DACVS-SA, DACVSMR

Skylos Sports Medicine


Peter J. Lotsikas, DVM, DACVS-SA, DACVSMR
Skylos Sports Medicine, Ellicott City & Frederick Maryland
Dr. Peter Lotsikas specializes in restoring function to performance and working dogs with sports-related injuries. He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Lotsikas graduated with a BS degree in Biology from Virginia Tech and a DVM degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He then completed a general small animal internship at Kansas State University, followed by a surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. He received his formal surgical residency training at Iowa State University. In 2015, Dr. Lotsikas founded Skylos Sports Medicine with his wife, Dr. F. Lotsikas, in Ellicott City, MD. Skylos provides a concierge level of client service with its comprehensive orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and rehabilitation team. Skylos opened its second location in Frederick, MD in February of 2017, and continues to serve a growing patient population.

Dr. Lotsikas serves as a veterinary surgical consultant for Arthrex Vet Systems and is a national instructor in arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery. Previously, he was on the medical education advisory board for Zoetis and has taught on behalf of Synthes Vet. He also served on the Board of the Western Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, and is currently the veterinary representative on the Oversight Committee for MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society. In 2017, he was named the Maryland Distinguished Veterinarian of the year. He has contributed to numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks, and recently served as section chief/author for the chapter on orthopedic disorders of the hind limb for the second edition of Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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Dirsko JF. von Pfeil, Dr.med.vet, DVM, DACVS, DECVS, DACVSMR

Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University
Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University

Dirsko J.F. von Pfeil, Dr.med.vet, DVM, DACS, DECVS, DACVSMR
Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University; Visiting Scientist: University of Georgia, Athens.

Dr. von Pfeil graduated from Berlin, Germany, in 2001 before being selected for an internship at Kansas State University (KSU). This was followed by the American DVM, a surgery residency and fellowship at Michigan State University (MSU), leading to double-board certification with the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons in 2008. He then worked as a professor in surgery at KSU and at surgical referral centers in AK and VA, before joining Friendship in 2015. Following years of sports medicine related work, he gained his third board-certification in 2016 with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. von Pfeil has served as an adjunct professor at MSU since 2009, is on the board of referees for several international veterinary journals since 2011, and currently volunteers as secretary of the D.C. Veterinary Medical Association. He is a member of numerous other Veterinary Associations including the ACVS, ECVS, ACVSMR, AAHA, VOS, VSSO, SVTS, ISDVMA.
Clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy, laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, minimally invasive and fluoroscopically guided fracture repairs). Dr. von Pfeil's dissertation on implant biomechanics that provided the basis for the development of the first angle-stable interlocking nail (I-LOC) in veterinary and human medicine. Dr. von Pfeil has contributed to over 30 publications and book chapters, among these landmark papers on tibial tuberosity avulsion fractures modifications to surgical techniques such as TPLO, percutaneous fracture repair, laryngeal paralysis and salivary mucocele surgeries. He has also authored several articles in the field of sled dog medicine and is the primary editor of the Musher and Veterinary Handbook.

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